Event Hubs

Cloud-scale telemetry ingestion from websites, apps, and any streams of data

Stream millions of events per second

Azure Event Hubs is a hyper-scale telemetry ingestion service that collects, transforms, and stores millions of events. As a distributed streaming platform, it gives you low latency and configurable time retention, which enables you to ingress massive amounts of telemetry into the cloud and read the data from multiple applications using publish-subscribe semantics.

Process real-time and batch on the same stream

Use the Event Hubs Archive feature, which allows a single stream to support real-time and batch based pipelines, and reduces the complexity of your solution. Build for today’s batch processing on a platform that supports tomorrow’s real-time analytics and processing. Event Hubs Archive is the easiest way to load data into Azure.

Take advantage of a fully-managed platform as a service

Event Hubs is a fully-managed service—there are no servers to maintain and no software licenses to get. Pricing is simple and easy. Event Hubs lets you focus on getting value from your telemetry rather than on gathering the data.

Handle volume, variety, and velocity

Big data originates from many sources with variable load profiles, such as thermostats that produce telemetry data every few minutes, application performance counters that generate events every second, and mobile apps that capture telemetry for every customer’s action. Event Hubs is a fully-managed service that ingests events with elastic scale to accommodate variable load profiles and the spikes.

Develop across platforms with support for many languages

Event Hubs uses Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) to enable interoperability and binary compatibility across platforms, while also supporting HTTPS for data ingress. With native clients in Java and .NET, it’s easy to get started with Event Hubs, and you can integrate with other Azure services including Stream Analytics, Functions, and Virtual Machines. There is also a strong Event Hubs open source community that’s continually creating new adapters and connectors for popular platforms such as Apache NiFi and Elastic Stack.

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